City of Columbia Missouri Police Department Police Department

600 E. Walnut Street
Columbia, MO 65201

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 15, 2020

CONTACT: Jeff Pitts
Community Relations Specialist/Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
City of Columbia
573.817.5049
policepio@CoMo.gov

Brittany Hilderbrand
Community Relations Specialist/Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
City of Columbia
573.874.7671
policepio@CoMo.gov

Columbia Police investigate shots fired in the area of West Worley Street and Pershing Road on Oct. 14

(COLUMBIA, MO) -

Columbia Police officers responded to the area of West Worley Street and Pershing Road at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14 for a report of shots fired. 

Upon arrival, officers began canvassing the area and found evidence of shots fired that spanned from the intersection of West Worley Street and Pershing Road to the intersection of Again Street and Pershing Road. The evidence consisted of several shell casings. 

Officers were able to view a resident’s home surveillance footage that showed a white Jeep SUV and a small, dark-colored passenger car following the Jeep while traveling east on West Worley Street and turning south on Pershing Road. 

Officers were able to locate the Jeep at Lake Broadway Townhomes, 1103 W. Broadway. The vehicle had damage caused by gunshots, and it was learned that the Jeep was reported stolen on Oct. 10 from the 800 block of East Green Meadows Road (2020-009802).

There were no injuries reported during this incident. 

There is no further description of the dark-colored passenger vehicle, or of any subjects that were involved, to share. This is an ongoing investigation. There are no further details to provide at this time. 

If you know something, say something. If anyone has any information, they are encouraged to contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or call CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.

Case number 2020-009898



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